Greece: An Irreverent Phenomenon

Many Greeks say that King Constantine chose Panayotis Kanellopoulos to head a new Greek Cabinet last week because Kanellopoulos has no children. The significance of the remark is that the new Premier's chief rival, George Papandreou, 79, a former Premier of Greece and the head of the powerful Center Union Party, is the father of the enfant terrible of Greek politics. His son Andreas, 48, who sits in the Greek Parliament, is the King's most relentless critic, an unpredictable, highly ambitious leftist who once headed the department of economics at the University...

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